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Cabaret ZaZou - Luminaire
Cabaret ZaZou - Luminaire

The new, groundbreaking, immersive variety dinner show, will make its worldwide debut in a vintage Spiegeltent on the 14th floor of the Cambria Hotel in the heart of Chicago's Theatre District. Luminaire is directed by Dreya Weber, and stars critically acclaimed performers Frank Ferrante and Liv Warfield as they lead an international cast of exceptional entertainers. Sassy, sexy, and sultry, Luminaire is designed to dazzle and delight audiences with stunning cirque acts, interactive comedy, captivating vocalists, and a stellar band, complimented by a delicious multi-course meal.

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A Christmas Story
A Christmas Story

From the songwriting team behind Dear Evan Hansen, La La Land, and The Greatest Showman, A Christmas Story, The Musical, brings the beloved 1983 movie to musical life on stage! Set in 1940s Indiana, a young and bespectacled Ralphie Parker schemes his way toward the holiday gift of his dreams, an official Red Ryder Air Rifle. A leg lamp, pink bunny pajamas, and a freezing flagpole are just a few of the distractions that stand between Ralphie and his Christmas wish. Nominated for three Tony Awards including Best Musical, the Associated Press calls A Christmas Story, The Musical "a joyous Christmas miracle," while The New York Times writes "I was dazzled. You'd have to have a Grinch-sized heart not to feel a smile spreading across your face."

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd has become a bloody, worldwide success since being awarded eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical for its Broadway premiere. An infamous tale, Sweeney Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, returns to nineteenth century London, seeking vengeance against the lecherous judge who framed him and ravaged his young wife. The road to revenge leads Todd to Mrs. Lovett, a resourceful proprietress of a failing pie shop. Mrs. Lovett's luck sharply shifts when Todd's thirst for blood inspires the integration of an ingredient into her meat pies that has the people of London hungry for more. Stephen Sondheim's and Hugh Wheeler's tasty, thrilling, theatrical treat has simultaneously shocked, awed and delighted audiences around the world.

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The Twenty-Sided Tavern
The Twenty-Sided Tavern

Embark on a journey that might involve dungeons, might involve dragons, and is guaranteed to be unlike anything you've ever experienced. Dive into this raucous comedic explosion full of riddles, puzzles, combat and more - the story's in your hands and YOU must decide our heroes' fate. Laugh along and choose between over thirty playable characters as they explore dozens of different rooms and race toward an incredible, one-of-a-kind ending based on your actions and decisions. At The Twenty-Sided Tavern, you are not merely an audience member; you are an adventurer ready to change the fate of the world around you, and the story will never be the same again.

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The 12 Dames of Christmas Starring Angela Ingersoll
The 12 Dames of Christmas Starring Angela Ingersoll

Emmy nominee Angela Ingersoll captures the festive sounds of a dozen divas. Ingersoll is known for her outstanding Judy Garland in End of the Rainbow (Los Angeles, Chicago) and Get Happy Angela Ingersoll Sings Judy Garland on PBS. "The actress with the astonishing voice" (Chicago Sun-Times) joyfully shares her holiday bag of tricks with a haunting Judy Garland, a rockin' Brenda Lee, a purr-fect Eartha Kitt, a proper Julie Andrews, a soulful Edith Piaf, a sultry Marilyn Monroe, and plenty of surprises! Holiday favorites include "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," "Santa Baby," and "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree."

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Airness
Airness

When Nina enters her first air guitar competition, she thinks winning will be easy. But as she befriends a group of charismatic nerds all committed to becoming the next champion, she discovers that there's more to this art form than playing pretend.

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The Art Deco Nutcracker
The Art Deco Nutcracker

Set in 1920's America, A&A BALLET's The Art Deco Nutcracker, featuring Tchaikovsky's beloved score, is a fresh, yet traditional take on the beloved holiday favorite with a sumptuous costume and set design inspired by the unique sophistication of the Art Deco era. The Art Deco Nutcracker is Alexei Kremnev's eighth full-length ballet. His work has been presented at the world-renowned Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Lincoln Center in New York, and the Opernhaus Zurich in Switzerland, among other prestigious venues across the globe. The Huffington Post describes his choreography as "encompassing the best and brilliance of what movement can be while breaking boundaries of what we know."

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Baby Shark Live! The Christmas Show
Baby Shark Live! The Christmas Show

Splash along with Baby Shark and Pinkfong as they journey into the sea for the Holidays to sing and dance through some of your favorite songs in Baby Shark Live!: The Christmas Show! This one-of-a-kind immersive experience will have fans of all ages dancing in the aisles as they join Baby Shark and friends for exci0ng adventures into the jungle and under the sea to explore shapes, colors, numbers and so much more! Enjoy hit songs in this dazzling kids spectacular, including "Baby Shark," "Five LiFle Monkeys," "Wheels On The Bus," and "Monkey Banana Dance," as well as holiday classics such as "Jingle Bells" and more!

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Bald Sisters
Bald Sisters

Ma is dead; now what happens? Vichet Chum's world premiere follows two sisters-at odds since birth-as they settle the affairs of their strong-willed, wise-cracking mother while reconciling their family's Cambodian heritage with its ever-so-complicated American present. Where's the will? A burial or cremation? And what do we do with Ma's teeth? Bald Sisters is an irreverent, comic and ultimately poignant examination of the ties that bind multigenerational families of immigrants together: history, spirituality, and humor.

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The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas
The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas

Nominated for 6 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, this bawdy-but-wholesome crowd-pleaser skewers pretension, celebrates life and touches the heartstrings. Miss Mona, the madam of a beloved Texas whorehouse, finds her business suddenly under attack from a television evangelist and local politicians. A raucous, red-blooded, hilarious musical comedy about a "Lil Ole Bitty Pissant Country Place," Whorehouse took Broadway by storm and continues to enthrall audiences worldwide.

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Blue Man Group
Blue Man Group

Blue Man Group is best known for its award-winning theatrical productions which critics have described as "ground-breaking," "hilarious," "visually stunning" and "musically powerful." These performances feature three enigmatic bald and blue characters who take the audience through a multi-sensory experience that combines theatre, percussive music, art, science and vaudeville into a form of entertainment that is like nothing else.

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The Book Of Mormon
The Book Of Mormon

THE BOOK OF MORMON is the Winner of 9 Tony Awards including Best Musical! From Trey Parker and Matt Stone, four-time Emmy Award-winning creators of "South Park," and Tony Award-winner Robert Lopez, co-creator of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Avenue Q, comes THE BOOK OF MORMON, a new Broadway musical that Jon Stewart of The Daily Show describes as, "a crowning achievement, so good it makes me angry" and by Entertainment Weekly as "the funniest musical of all time." Don't miss your chance to see what Ben Brantley of The New York Times calls "the best musical of this century." Don't miss THE BOOK OF MORMON Chicago.

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The Buttcracker, A Nutcracker Burlesque
The Buttcracker, A Nutcracker Burlesque

The Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque© subverts the classic holiday ballet to promote diversity in body, gender expression, sexuality and race. The show utilizes the platform of parody to encourage audiences to imagine a more inclusive world, redefining the art of the tease through an alternative take on burlesque. This performance would not be possible without the generous support of individuals and companies who understand the value of having alternative adult entertainment during the holiday season, as well as supporting our mission of subverting audience's expectations of what live entertainment looks and feels like.

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Cabin Fever
Cabin Fever

When Macy arrived at a beautiful retreat centre in the Rocky Mountains, she was expecting a relaxing marriage retreat and a quiet time to reconnect with her husband. Her dreamy getaway ends abruptly when an old arch-rival, Carly, turns up on the same retreat. While a humorous take on marriage and old feuds, at its core, CABIN FEVER is a story about the dangers of purity culture, and how the trauma of the Evangelical church's treatment and expectations of girls and women can haunt them for the rest of their lives.

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Cats
Cats

CATS, the record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences in over 30 countries and 15 languages, is now on tour across North America! Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater-"Memory". Winner of 7 Tony Awards including BEST MUSICAL, CATS tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn. The original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (Phantom, School of Rock, Sunset Boulevard), original scenic and costume design by John Napier (Les Miserables), all-new lighting design by Natasha Katz (Aladdin), all-new sound design by Mick Potter, new choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) based on the original choreography by Gillian Lynne (Phantom) and direction by Trevor Nunn (Les Miserables) make this production a new CATS for a new generation!

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A Celtic Christmas
A Celtic Christmas

The Athenaeum Center is proud to present Tomaseen Foley's A Celtic Christmas! Now in its 27th season of touring nationally, Tomaseen Foley's A Celtic Christmas re-creates the joy and innocence of a night before Christmas in a remote farmhouse in his native parish of Teampall an Ghleanntain in the west of Ireland - in the 1950s . . . when the neighboring families gather around the fire to grace the wintry night with traditional Irish Christmas carols . . . to raise the rafters with the joy of their music . . . to knock sparks off the flagstone floor with traditional dances - and, of course, stories - they filled the night with the laughter of their stories.

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Chicago
Chicago

A true New York City institution, CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping-song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you've ever seen. No wonder CHICAGO has been honored with 6 Tony Awards, 2 Olivier Awards, a Grammy and thousands of standing ovations. It's also no surprise that CHICAGO has wowed audiences all around the world, including Mexico City, Moscow, Sao Paulo and South Africa. Whether you're looking for your first Broadway musical, whether you've seen the Academy Award-winning film and want to experience the show live on stage or whether you've seen it before and want to recapture the magic, CHICAGO always delivers.

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The Christians
The Christians

Twenty years ago, Pastor Paul's church was nothing more than a modest storefront. Now he presides over a congregation of thousands, with classrooms for Sunday School, a coffee shop in the lobby, and a baptismal font as big as a swimming pool. Today should be a day of celebration. But Paul is about to preach a sermon that will shake the foundations of his church's belief. A big-little play about faith in America-and the trouble with changing your mind.

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Christmas Bingo: It's a Ho-Ho-Holy Night
Christmas Bingo: It's a Ho-Ho-Holy Night

Brush up on your Yuletide trivia, watch as audience members play for actual prizes in this uniquely interactive show. Laugh as the show tackles the wackiest myths and most outrageous facts about Christmas, including jolly old St. Nick's origins and where candy canes come from. There’s also a hilarious quiz pitting boys against girls on stage to see who knows the most about the holiday season! Watch and laugh from the comfort of your own home!

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A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol

Now a beloved Chicago tradition, The Goodman Theatre ushers in the holiday season with its adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic holiday story A Christmas Carol. Audiences look forward to the "bah humbugs," the electrifying arrival of the ghosts, the jubilant musical numbers and dancing, and Scrooge's joyful rediscovery of life, love and the Christmas spirit. Goodman's Carol continues to lift heats and spirits after four decades more than a million visitors, and the timeless holiday tale promises to be merrier and more magical than ever. The Daily Herald says the play is "the crown jewel of the holiday season" -- find out for yourself or relive the magic again.

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A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol

This adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic is filled with warmth, humor, music and holiday cheer. Ebenezer Scrooge holds much of the world in contempt and has sacrificed everything to the worship of money. When visited by four spirits, they reveal to him his misguided past, reclusive present and tragic future, helping him to spark a dramatic change of redemption and embrace the kindness and generosity in his heart.

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A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol

Set in Victorian-era London, Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol tells the classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghosts that visit him one fateful Christmas Eve, hoping to change his miserly ways. Continue your tradition or start a new one by gathering the whole family for the 30th anniversary of Drury Lane Theatre's heartwarming production.

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Cirque du Soleil - Corteo
Cirque du Soleil - Corteo

The clown Mauro has passed, but his spirit is still with us. Instead of mourning, the funeral cortege celebrates the here and hereafter with laughter and exuberance. Rich, extravagant memories frolic with the senses. The sound of laughter peals around the stage, visions of joyous tumblers and players fascinate the eyes. Regret and melancholy retreat in the face of a cavalcade of lively recollections of a life gloriously lived. A festive parade that entertains; the perfect accolade for an artist whose life was dedicated to revelry and making merry.

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The Crucible
The Crucible

In Arthur Miller's drama set among the Salem witch trials of 1692, a young servant-girl maliciously accuses a farmer's wife's of witchcraft. The farmer brings the girl to court to admit the lie but the community's mass hysteria overtakes reason. First produced in 1953 as a comment on McCarthyism's communist hunting, the play continues to resonate for contemporary audiences.

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Dave Koz and Friends 25th Anniversary Christmas Tour
Dave Koz and Friends 25th Anniversary Christmas Tour

Over two decades ago, Grammy nominee Dave Koz launched his first-ever Christmas tour. Now, fans and families across the country await his arrival with the kind of anticipation formerly reserved for St. Nick himself, earning the saxophonist extraordinaire the nickname "Santa Koz." Together, Dave Koz and Friends will perform fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Chanukah medley and hits from their respective catalogs.

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Dear Evan Hansen
Dear Evan Hansen

A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he's always wanted: a chance to finally fit in. DEAR EVAN HANSEN is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.

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Drunk Shakespeare
Drunk Shakespeare

The stage is set in a hidden library with over fifteen thousand books. Five classically trained actors meet as members of "The Drunk Shakespeare Society." One of them has at least 5 shots of whiskey and then they overconfidently attempt to perform a major role in a Shakespearean play. Hilarity and mayhem ensues while the four sober actors try and keep the script on track. Every show is different depending on who is drinking ... and what they're drinking!

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Georgiana and Kitty: Christmas at Pemberley
Georgiana and Kitty: Christmas at Pemberley

The beloved characters from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice return for a third and final installment of the Pemberley trilogy (Miss Bennet, The Wickhams). The youngest Darcy and Bennet sisters have become fast friends, and eagerly await the arrival of Georgiana's secret correspondent. Mixups of manners and overprotective big brother Mr. Darcy keep romance from unfolding easily. But music, ambition, friendship, and sisterhood lead to happiness... and a love story that spans a lifetime.

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The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes, The Obligatory Holiday Special
The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes, The Obligatory Holiday Special

The holidays take an unexpected turn for the gals when they find out that the infamous Shady Pines Retirement Community is on the verge of closing leaving most of Sophia's friends homeless for the holidays. Can the girls step in and save the day in time for Christmas? Will Rose be able to make it to St. Olaf in time for the ever-popular Herring Bowl Parade? These questions, and many more you never asked will be answered this newest installment of The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes.

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The Infinite Wrench
The Infinite Wrench

The Infinite Wrench is a mechanism that unleashes a barrage of two-minute plays for a live audience. Each play offers something different-some are funny, others profound. Some are elegant, disgusting, topical, irrelevant, terrifying, or put to song. All of the plays are truthful and tackle the here-and-now, inspired by the lived experiences of the performers. With new plays every week, The Infinite Wrench is The Neo-Futurists' ongoing and ever-changing attempt to shift the conventions of live performance and speak to the present audience, including those unreached or unmoved by other types of theater.

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Irving Berlin's White Christmas
Irving Berlin's White Christmas

Based on the heartwarming classic film, Irving Berlin's White Christmas is a holiday favorite for the whole family. With a sparkling new book by David Ives and Paul Blake, the musical delight features such classic Berlin songs as "Blue Skies," "I Love a Piano", "How Deep is the Ocean", and of course the perennial holiday favorite, "White Christmas".

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The Island
The Island

John and Winston are political prisoners on South Africa's infamous Robben Island, spending their days toiling at grueling, futile tasks in the prison's quarry. At night, they secretly rehearse a two-man version of Antigone and find solace and strength in their burgeoning friendship. The Island is at once a sobering glimpse into the social, physical, and psychological wounds of Apartheid; a lesson in the complex work of liberation; and a testament to the transformative power of theatre. Frequent collaborator Gabrielle Randle-Bent makes her solo directorial debut at Court, bringing her vision of resistance and resilience to the stage.

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It Runs In The Family
It Runs In The Family

Britain's master farceur ( Two Into One, Run For Your Wife, et al. ) is at it again. Set in a hospital, It Runs in the Family contains the usual assortment of farcical nuts running in and out of doors mistaking everybody for someone else, as Dr. Mortimore tries to fend off a paternity suit, an ex wife, a punkish son and various other lunatics so that he may, at last, deliver the Ponsonby Lecture in an international conference.

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It's a Wonderful Life - A Live Radio Play
It's a Wonderful Life - A Live Radio Play

Don't miss the final year and production of everyone's favorite holiday tradition, It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. Only seven actors bring the entire town of Bedford Falls to life in a 1946 radio play - complete with sound effects - to tell the story of George Bailey, whose troubles lead him to wish he had never been born. He is visited by the angel Clarence who comes to Earth on Christmas Eve to help George realize how many lives he has touched and just how blessed he has been and how different the world would be had he never been there.

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Jingle Bell Ruckus
Jingle Bell Ruckus

The Second City's Unconventional Holiday Revue delivers a heaping serving of seasonal satire that's the perfect alternative to those same old holiday shows. Nothing's sacred: holiday film classics, family gatherings, beloved Christmas carols, and even Rudolph gets a wicked holiday slant in this fast-paced, interactive comedy revue filled with style, wit, and plenty of that famous Second City improv! May contain adult languages and themes.

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Johnny Mathis Christmas Tribute
Johnny Mathis Christmas Tribute

David Robbins has been a professional entertainer, impersonator, and recording artist for over ten years. He has headlined various shows throughout the U.S. and Canada for audiences in excess of 20,000. David has a powerful and richly expressive voice; his genius for imitation is devastatingly accurate. He has performed with Aretha Franklin, The Contours, The Fifth Dimension, Jr. Walker and the All Stars, and The Reflections. David had also appeared on the CBS Miss U.S.A. State Pageant, PM Magazine and Lifestyle.

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Joy to the World: A Christmas Musical Journey
Joy to the World: A Christmas Musical Journey

Celebrate the season with Damien Sneed, the multi-talented composer, conductor, musician, and vocalist, in his Joy to the World: A Christmas Musical Journey. Sneed will perform on keyboards and vocals with a group of phenomenal singers and musicians as they render Sneed's unique arrangements of familiar Christmas carols, original holiday tunes, classical favorites, folk songs, spirituals, and more.

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Junior Claus
Junior Claus

The teenaged Junior, like many others his age, is reluctant to take over the family business. Unsure of himself, Junior puts more faith in his technological inventions than in good old-fashioned Christmas magic, much to the chagrin of his father. But, when a sudden drop in Christmas spirit renders Santa incapable of making the great ride, Junior must take the reins. Meanwhile, a scheming, miserly elf takes advantage of Santa's absence as he plots to turn the workshop into a for-profit enterprise. Together with his overly cheery elf best friend, a gregarious penguin and a host of colorful characters, Junior must learn the true meaning of Christmas in time to save the day.

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Late Nite Catechism
Late Nite Catechism

Late Nite Catechism is an uproariously funny play, written by Vicki Quade and Maripat Donovan, where the irrepressible Sister teaches class to a roomful of "students." Throughout the course of the play the benevolent instructor rewards audience members for correct answers with glow-in-the-dark rosaries and other nifty prizes. Naughty students may well find themselves on stage sitting in a corner reflecting their actions. Now in its 28th year in Chicago, Late Nite Catechism is a sharp satire, but never mean. It's simply an evening of fun and laughter.

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Les Miserables
Les Miserables

Cameron Mackintosh presents the acclaimed production of Boublil and Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES. Set against the backdrop of 19th century France, LES MISERABLES is a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Seen by over 130 million people worldwide in 53 countries and 22 languages, LES MISERABLES is still undisputedly "one of the greatest musicals ever created" (Chicago Tribune).

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The Magic of the Nutcracker
The Magic of the Nutcracker

Dancenter North's The Magic of the Nutcracker is the largest, most lavish production in Lake County! Featuring over 100 performers, elaborate sets, graceful dancers and Tchaikovsky's beautiful score, this 34th anniversary performance will delight audience members both young and old. Share the beauty of this dazzling holiday treat with your family!

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A Magical Cirque Christmas
A Magical Cirque Christmas

The Christmas tale begins as the Guardian of Time, who manages the changing of the seasons with his giant magical clock, finds himself less than thrilled to face the countdown to the 2022 holidays. In other words, he's not feeling it. An optimistic, magical Christmas fairy played by the glamourous and comedic magician Lucy Darling whom David Copperfield calls "a true original - hilarious and delightful; An EXCEPTIONAL new talent in magic" appears to help but despite her best intentions, causes time to go haywire when she breaks the clock.

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Malapert Love
Malapert Love

Malapert Love is a modern response to the tropes, style and structure of Shakespeare's comedies. It follows the tangled and farcical action of a group of people who have all fallen in love with the wrong person.

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Mannheim Steamroller Christmas
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis has been America's favorite holiday tradition for over 35 years! Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features Mannheim Steamroller Christmas classics along with a selection of compositions from Chip's groundbreaking Fresh Aire series which introduced the distinctive Mannheim sound to all of America. The program celebrates the group's recent anniversary of 35 years since the first Christmas album and over 40 years since the first Fresh Aire album and includes dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting. Experience the magic as the spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller.

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Manual Cinema's Christmas Carol
Manual Cinema's Christmas Carol

An avowed holiday skeptic, Aunt Trudy has been recruited to channel her late husband Joe's famous Christmas cheer over a Zoom call with family. But as Trudy becomes more absorbed in her own version of the Ebeneezer Scrooge story, the puppets take on a life of their own, and the family's call transforms into a stunning cinematic adaptation of Dickens's classic ghost story. After the stunning success of its online Christmas Carol, Manual Cinema uses its groundbreaking creativity and powerful storytelling to elevate one of the most famous holiday stories ever told to new heights in this unique theatrical experience. Featuring the combined talents of actors, puppeteers and musicians, come experience a new holiday tradition unlike anything else you've seen before.

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Men Are From Mars - Women Are From Venus LIVE!
Men Are From Mars - Women Are From Venus LIVE!

Men Are From Mars - Women Are From Venus LIVE!, the Off-Broadway hit comedy based on The New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray, is back by popular demand. Moving swiftly through a series of vignettes, the show covers everything from dating and marriage to the bedroom. This hysterical show will have couples elbowing each other all evening as they see themselves on stage. Sexy and fast paced, this show is definitely for adults, but will leave audiences laughing and giggling like little kids!

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Million Dollar Quartet Christmas
Million Dollar Quartet Christmas

he story of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins' famous impromptu session at Sun Records now has a holiday twist! Million Dollar Quartet Christmas springs to life with nostalgia, humor and electrifying Christmas songs performed by an uber-talented cast. This exciting follow-up to the Tony Award-winning musical also features great chart-topping hits, including Ring of Fire, Don't Be Cruel, Blue Suede Shoes and Great Balls of Fire. It's a jam-packed holiday show with a Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On!

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Miracle On 34th Street Radio Show
Miracle On 34th Street Radio Show

In this Christmas classic, an old man going by the name of Kris Kringle fills in for an intoxicated Santa in Macy's annual Thanksgiving Day parade. Kringle proves to be such a hit that he is soon appearing regularly at the chain's main store. But Kringle surprises customers and employees alike by claiming that he really is Santa Claus and it leads to a court case to determine his mental health and, more importantly, his authenticity. This family friendly adaptation is sure to please kids of all ages.

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Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet
Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet

This Christmas, bring the whole family back to a simpler time with NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet! The acclaimed holiday tradition is live in theaters for the 30th anniversary tour. Gather friends and family to relive your fondest childhood memories. NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet is overflowing with larger than life puppets, breathtaking acrobatics and dazzling costumes. Experience the exquisite artistry of the international cast featuring dancers from all over the world performing at the highest level of classical technique. Share in the message of peace and harmony and get your tickets now!

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The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker

The McAninch Arts Center welcomes back Salt Creek Ballet to perform a holiday tradition: Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. This magical full-scale production features live accompaniment from New Philharmonic - a rare opportunity to see this magnificent ballet set to live music. A sell-out every year, get your tickets early.

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The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker

Christopher Wheeldon's reimagined classic returns for the holidays. Follow young Marie and the Nutcracker Prince on a Christmas Eve journey through the 1893 World's Fair, a dazzling spectacle of sights, sounds, and enchantment. This annual holiday tradition celebrates the magic of the season and the rich cultural heritage of Chicago.

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The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker

Through its inspiring story, beautiful music and charming choreography, The Nutcracker is a celebration of the joyous holiday season. The Nutcracker takes us on an unforgettable journey with young Marie as she travels from her home on Christmas Eve to the Kingdom of Snow and the Land of the Sweets, featuring George Balanchine's Sugar Plum Fairy Pas De Deux. For adults, it is a time to relive cherished memories of childhood. For children who wait with breathless anticipation for the holidays to arrive, it is the opportunity to create new memories. For everyone, it is a time for sharing and giving among family and friends.

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The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker

Ballet Legere presents their 37th annual production of The Nutcracker ballet in its entirety. Follow Clara through the magical world of dance in Chicagoland's longest-running annual production of the Nutcracker. Artistic Director Donna Vittorio's rendition of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker is a perfect holiday tradition for the whole family.

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Over My Dead Body; Or, How To Distribute Generational Wealth
Over My Dead Body; Or, How To Distribute Generational Wealth

Tomorrow is the wedding of Flaminia and Fulgenzio, but that can wait because today is Pantalone's birthday. His family and friends plan a surprise to celebrate, but Pantalone mistakes their actions as a plot to kill him! He decides to fake his own death and leave everything to himself... but his family and friends have other ideas. His friends, family, and even a dashing stranger squabble over the various "true" wills they produce, all while being "haunted" by the ghost of Pantalone. Hijinks ensue, but their hilarious and dramatic antics will return to the status quo in the end.

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A Paige in Time
A Paige in Time

What can you say about Paige Thompson? She's talented and quirky. She loves the Miami Dolphins and Oakland A's. Sequins and stilettos. And, above all else, Magic. Join Paige as she shares moments from her life that have motivated her to pursue her passion and fuel the inspiration for her unique take on Magic. Fun, interactive, and amazing, A Paige in Time is a Magic show with heart.

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Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer The Musical
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer The Musical

The original animated special you remember comes to life in Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer The Musical! When a storm threatens Santa's sleigh from taking flight, it's Rudolph's shiny nose that guides his sleigh and saves Christmas. Relive this unforgettable story and the joyful songs, including those made famous by Burl Ives. This fun musical adaption features all of your favorite characters - Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Yukon Cornelius, the Abominable Snow Monster, and of course, Rudolph! Share this holiday treat and its uplifting message with your family.

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Season's Greetings
Season's Greetings

Friends and family gather at Neville and Belinda's home to celebrate the holidays. Hilarious mayhem is quickly unleashed due to a tryst under the Christmas Tree, an unforgettable puppet show and maybe even a murder. "Season's Greetings" offers a seriously entertaining look at the anxiety and high jinks of an average family during the holidays. The Guardian notes, "...the action escalates into laugh-aloud ridiculousness...4-Stars."

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Sing Along with Santa
Sing Along with Santa

Ho ho hope you like to sing! Santa and his surprisingly musical crew of elves are here to lead an interactive holiday experience.

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Someday At Christmas: John - Mark McGaha Sings Stevie Wonder
Someday At Christmas: John - Mark McGaha Sings Stevie Wonder

Acclaimed singer, storyteller, actor, and multi-instrumentalist John-Mark McGaha (THE RAY CHARLES LEGACY, SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE) shares Stevie Wonder's musical messages of Joy, Love, and Peace on Earth with a set that includes Wonder's Christmas songs along with some of his greatest hits. BROADWAY WORLD calls his voice "crystal clear perfection." Songs include "Someday At Christmas," "My Cherie Amour," "That's What Christmas Means To Me," "For Once in My Life," "Ave Maria," and "I Just Called to Say I Love You."

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The Steadfast Tin Soldier
The Steadfast Tin Soldier

Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman (Metamorphoses, Treasure Island) fashions an extravagant and exhilarating spectacle. The unlikely adventure of a little tin soldier, brimming with love and unblinking bravery, is infused with Zimmerman's dazzling blend of storytelling through image and movement, accompanied by live musicians. Unsuspecting travelers make unexpected discoveries in this luminous tale, destined to enchant any and all of us not made of tin.

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Voctave: The Spirit of the Season
Voctave: The Spirit of the Season

With over 150 million YouTube and Facebook views, Voctave is the rising superstar of the a cappella world. These eleven incredible singers will leave you feeling merry and bright with a program packed with holiday favorites, such as "O Holy Night," "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," "Carol of the Bells of Notre Dame" and more. Audiences of all ages will delight in Voctave's heart-warming sounds this holiday season.

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The Wizard of Oz
The Wizard of Oz

Relive the classic tale of four unlikely friends on the adventure of a lifetime! Join Dorothy, the Cowardly Lion, Tin Man and Scarecrow (and little Toto too) as they journey down the yellow brick road to the magical Emerald City. Featuring the classic songs "Follow the Yellow Brick Road," "Ding Dong the Witch is Dead," and "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," THE WIZARD OF OZ will remind you that there really is "no place like home".

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